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    Euroclear, EIB, Santander and EY to Pursue Blockchain Pilot for ECP Settlement

    Euroclear, EIB, Santander and EY to Pursue Blockchain Pilot for ECP Settlement

    Euroclear, one of the world’s largest securities depositories, says it will push forward with building a pilot blockchain-based platform for the issuance and settlement of European commercial paper (ECP). The news was reported by EuroClear on June 19.

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    Canadian Pharmacy to Track Cannabis via Blockchain in New Pilot Program

    Canadian Pharmacy to Track Cannabis via Blockchain in New Pilot Program

    Canadian pharmacy chain Shoppers Drug Mart has partnered with blockchain company TruTrace Technologies Inc. to launch a pilot program for cannabis supply chain tracking via blockchain, according to a report by Bloomberg on June 17.

    18 JUNE 2019

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    Facebook to launch Libra Blockchain testnet next week, backed by Libra Reserve

    Facebook to launch Libra Blockchain testnet next week, backed by Libra Reserve

    Facebook’s much-anticipated cryptocurrency project, more than a year in the making, will be unveiled early next week. Facebook and the dozens of partners who The Block identified earlier today will introduce the Libra Association, based in Geneva, which will oversee Libra, “a simple global currency and financial infrastructure” meant to reach billions of people.

    15 JUNE 2019

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    Blockchain projects: 7 mistakes to avoid

    Blockchain projects: 7 mistakes to avoid

    Successful blockchain projects require CIOs to be aware of the technology's capabilities and limitations, according to Gartner.

    15 JUNE 2019

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    Study: Blockchain Market in Automotive & Aerospace Industries to Reach Over $20B by 2029

    Study: Blockchain Market in Automotive & Aerospace Industries to Reach Over $20B by 2029

    The blockchain market in the automotive and aerospace fields will reach over $20 billion by 2029, according to a recent report from market research project Reportlinker published on June 13.

    14 JUNE 2019

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    Why banks are not in a hurry to implement blockchain
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    Why banks are not in a hurry to implement blockchain

    Banks are one of the main drivers of innovation in the financial sector. When it comes to the blockchain, however not everyone is in a hurry to introduce this new technology into their business processes. And there is a number of reasons for that.

    13 JUNE 2019

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    Indian Government-Backed Program Offers Crypto and Blockchain Course

    Indian Government-Backed Program Offers Crypto and Blockchain Course

    An Indian government-initiated program is offering a course for undergraduates to learn about cryptocurrency, blockchains, and their use cases. This 12-week interactive course is free to enroll and learn from. Among the topics covered are Bitcoin basics and consensus. Meanwhile, India’s regulatory framework for cryptocurrency is reportedly ready.

    13 JUNE 2019

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    Gov’t of Brazil to Consider Bill Requiring Public Administration to Promote Blockchain

    Gov’t of Brazil to Consider Bill Requiring Public Administration to Promote Blockchain

    The Brazilian government will consider a draft bill that requires all units of local public administrations to promote new technologies such as blockchain, Cointelegraph Brazil reports on June 11.

    13 JUNE 2019

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    Wheaton Precious Metals to Deploy Blockchain in Metal Accounting Processes

    Wheaton Precious Metals to Deploy Blockchain in Metal Accounting Processes

    Precious metals streaming company Wheaton Precious Metals (WPM) will use blockchain technology to facilitate its metal accounting processes, mining.com reported on June 12.

    13 JUNE 2019

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    Insurer L&G Uses Amazon Blockchain Service for Pension Deals

    Insurer L&G Uses Amazon Blockchain Service for Pension Deals

    A U.K. insurer has turned to Amazon’s services to launch what it claims is the first blockchain system for bulk pension deals.

    13 JUNE 2019

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    Expert: NEO is not a blockchain project
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    Expert: NEO is not a blockchain project

    The NEO project cannot be called a blockchain one, since it is overly centralised. That’s what Andrei Sobol, a developer at SatoshiFund told LetKnow.News.

    12 JUNE 2019

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    Report: Microsoft to Add Blockchain Tools to Its Power Platform

    Report: Microsoft to Add Blockchain Tools to Its Power Platform

    American technology giant Microsoft will reportedly make blockchain-based tools available to PowerApps and Microsoft Flow users, tech-focused news outlet GeekWire reported on June 10.

    12 JUNE 2019

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    Dubai Real Estate Department Signs MoU With Telecoms Firm to Implement Blockchain

    Dubai Real Estate Department Signs MoU With Telecoms Firm to Implement Blockchain

    The Dubai Land Department (DLD) and telecoms firm Etisalat have signed a memorandum of understanding concerning real estate blockchain technology, United Arab Emirates-based outlet Gulf Today reported on June 10.

    11 JUNE 2019

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    US Realtors Association Invests in Blockchain Startup Propy

    US Realtors Association Invests in Blockchain Startup Propy

    The venture capital arm of the U.S. National Association of Realtors (NAR) has bought a stake in blockchain-based real estate startup Propy.

    11 JUNE 2019

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    Expert tells what will lead to a massive blockchain adoption
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    Expert tells what will lead to a massive blockchain adoption

    For the universal adoption of the blockchain technology, success stories are needed. Luckily today there are more and more of those ones. That’s what in an interview for LetKnow.News said Ruslan Yusufov, a specialist in computer security and managing partner at a consulting agency Mindsmith.

    10 JUNE 2019

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    10 Blockchain Companies To Watch In 2019

    10 Blockchain Companies To Watch In 2019

    Earlier this month, arguably the biggest blockchain week in the world kicked off in New York City with CoinDesk’s Consensus event. A previous interview that covered blockchain technology led to a deeper look at the technologies, founders, and companies that are emerging in the industry.

    9 JUNE 2019

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    Global Pharma Giant Develops DLT-Based Care Network for Diabetes Patients

    Global Pharma Giant Develops DLT-Based Care Network for Diabetes Patients

    А leading pharmaceutical firm Boehringer Ingelheim has teamed up with blockchain-based healthcare platform Solve.Care, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on June 6.

    7 JUNE 2019

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    Exclusive: Microsoft Registers Blockchain and AI Platform for Agriculture in Brazil

    Exclusive: Microsoft Registers Blockchain and AI Platform for Agriculture in Brazil

    Microsoft has registered a suite of applications in Brazil that are designed to improve efficiency in the agriculture sector, according to an exclusive report by Cointelegraph Brazil on June 6.

    7 JUNE 2019

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    Kadena Releases Updated Smart Contract Language for ‘Hybrid Blockchains’

    Kadena Releases Updated Smart Contract Language for ‘Hybrid Blockchains’

    “Pact 3.0 generally makes available the features that makes hybrid blockchains a reality. … We now have the smart contract language for hybrid blockchains.”

    6 JUNE 2019

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    Carrefour says blockchain tracking boosting sales of some products

    Carrefour says blockchain tracking boosting sales of some products

    French retailer Carrefour SA has seen sales boosted by the use of blockchain ledger technology to track meat, milk and fruit from farms to stores and will extend it to more products to increase shopper trust, an executive said on Monday.

    4 JUNE 2019

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